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Lot 1605 (The Works of Art, Medals, Militaria & Furniture Auction, 21st January 2021)

A VICTORIAN TWIN PEDESTAL DESK

Sold for £160


Condition report

Condition generally good to fair. General surface wear throughout. Water damage to front right of top, also a split towards back left. Split on left hand side. Also splits to backs of both pedestals. Third drawer down on left pedestal somewhat jammed and off runners - upon closer inspection the piece of wood dividing the bottom and second bottom drawer would need attention, though would hopefully fix the issue.
Frieze drawer, and second drawer down on right pedestal have chips to one of the handles.
Each drawer runs relatively smoothly (except second bottom on left pedestal). No key.
Additional images available.


137cm wide, 73cm deep, 60cm kneehole height.

 

VICTORIAN OAK PEDESTAL DESK,
oblong top inset later rexine writing surface, with moulded edges, the frieze with one long drawer flanked by two short drawers, the twin pedestals both fitted with three drawers, on block bases on castors, 79cm high

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